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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Assessing the Quality of Medication Reconciliation

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Goal: To eliminate avoidable adverse drug events and associated patient harm due to medication discrepancies.

  • Evaluation of the medication reconciliation process post-implementation to determine:
    • Frequency and causes of medication reconciliation failures
    • Type of discrepancies involved
    • Potential patient harm averted
    • Patient and/or medication-related risk factors frequently responsible for inaccurate medication reconciliation

Supported by grant number 5 U18 HS015886 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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